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Photo, Print, Drawing Buildings and scenes, Eagle Lake, Maine; Gilman Caron home, Lavertu Settlement, Maine; Miscellaneous images, Fort Kent, Maine

About this Item

Title

  • Buildings and scenes, Eagle Lake, Maine; Gilman Caron home, Lavertu Settlement, Maine; Miscellaneous images, Fort Kent, Maine

Names

  • Brassieur, C. Ray (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, Fort Kent, Maine, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Fort Kent
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Eagle Lake
  • -  United States -- Maine -- Aroostook County -- Lavertu Settlement

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document a variety of buildings and scenes.; 1, Blank frame; 2, Defunct dairy bar, Eagle Lake; 3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle graffiti, Eagle Lake; These images document a visit to the house of Gilman Caron in Lavertu Settlement, ME; 4-7, Pieces removed from the house during a remodeling; the tenon and wooden peg were commonly used in nineteenth century Acadian construction; 8-12, Exterior of Gilman Caron's house; the smaller section to the right and the covered porch represent later additions. The second floor door (#12) is a curiosity; apparently there used to be stairs on this side of the house; 13-14, Mr. Caron's garden, in which he plants a wide variety of vegetables and flowers; 15, Weathervane with a boat; 16, Caron poses with an old tractor which he is restoring; 17-21, Log platform which covers a spring cutlet on Caron's property; 22, Caron's tractor; 23, Overexposed image; Miscellaneous images; 24-25, Porsche with "PATATE" license plates at Doris' Cafe in Fort Kent, ME; potatoes are the primary crop in the study area (patate is Acadian French for potato); These images document a visit to Leona Cyr at La Maison Acadienne, a senior citizens' home in Madawaska, ME; 26-28, Ms. Cyr shows some of her weavings; 29-33, Some of Ms. Cyr's wor; 34, Sign at La Maison Acadienne

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: RB-B004-4046
  • Field project identifier: MAP-RB-B004-4046

Source Collection

  • Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray. Buildings and scenes, Eagle Lake, Maine; Gilman Caron home, Lavertu Settlement, Maine; Miscellaneous images, Fort Kent, Maine. Eagle Lake United States Fort Kent Lavertu Settlement Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, Fort Kent, Maine. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_rb_b004_4046/.

APA citation style:

Brassieur, C. R. (1991) Buildings and scenes, Eagle Lake, Maine; Gilman Caron home, Lavertu Settlement, Maine; Miscellaneous images, Fort Kent, Maine. Eagle Lake United States Fort Kent Lavertu Settlement Maine Aroostook County, 1991. Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, Fort Kent, Maine. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_rb_b004_4046/.

MLA citation style:

Brassieur, C. Ray. Buildings and scenes, Eagle Lake, Maine; Gilman Caron home, Lavertu Settlement, Maine; Miscellaneous images, Fort Kent, Maine. Eagle Lake, Maine; Lavertu Settlement, Maine, Fort Kent, Maine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_rb_b004_4046/>.